IWC Schaffhausen launched the “Lewis Hamilton” Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition, honoring the British legendary six-time Formula One champion.
Hamilton collaborated with IWC Schaffhausen’s designers in creating the timepiece. The special design, of which there are only to 100 watches available, combines a black ceramic case and a Bordeaux-red dial with a crown and a case-back ring made of 18-carat 5N gold. The watch has a diameter of 46.5 millimeters. The textile strap is also colored in Bordeaux-red.
“This partnership with IWC was incredibly exciting for me, and it’s been an honor to collaborate so closely with the watchmakers in Schaffhausen,” said Hamilton. “Together, we’ve designed a beautiful timepiece which combines two things I am really passionate about – craftsmanship and design – and I am so pleased with the result.”
“Lewis approached us with the idea of a watch in Bordeaux-red and gold,” explained Christian Knoop, Creative Director of IWC Schaffhausen. “Our st..